October 29, 1926 – May 17, 2012
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Margaret on May 17, 2012 at the age of 85. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband George of 64 years. Margaret was predeceased by her daughter Penny. She is survived by husband George, their son Robert, grandchildren; Kimberly and Andrew, great-grandchildren; Antonio and Alexandria, son-in-law Don and daughter-in-law Karena.
Margaret served in the British Army “ATS” during WWII. Immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1953 where she had a 30 year career in real estate in the Scarborough area. Margaret and George moved to Parksville/Qualicum in 1989. She was an avid tennis player until her 80’s, played in the Scarborough Bluffs Club, Qualicum, Springwood and others. Margaret was a member of the Anglican Church while in Canada, attended the Presbyterian Church in Britain and helped run the bulletins and assist in the office.
A Memorial of Margaret’s Life will be held on Friday, June 22, 2012, St. Edmund’s Church, Parksville at 1:30PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to St. Anne’s/St. Edmund’s Church.
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.